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Educational Institution
USC/LAC+USC Medical Center
Last Updated: True
Medical School Affiliation: Keck School of Medicine at USC
Institution Address:
1200 North State Street
Unit 1, Room 1011
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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Email: kmontero@usc.edu
Website: http://keck.usc.edu/emergency-medicine/
Institution Administration
Residency Coordinator
Name: Keri Montero
Title: Residency Coordinator
Email: kmontero@usc.edu
Phone: +1 323 226 7744
Fax: +1 323 226 6454
Department Chair
Name: Carl R. Chudnofsky, MD
Title: Professor of Emergency Medicine
Program Director
Name: Jan Shoenberger, MD
Title: Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Associate/Assistant Program Director
Name: Taku Taira, MD
Phone: +1 323 226 7324
Associate/Assistant Program Director
Name: Jessica Osterman, MD
Phone: +1 323 226 7324
Associate/Assistant Program Director
Name: Ramin Tabatabai
Phone: +1 323 226 6667
Associate/Assistant Program Director
Associate/Assistant Program Director
Research Director
Name: Michael Menchine, MD, MPH
Phone: +1 323 226 2986
Areas of Department Research Interest:
All aspects of acute trauma, toxicology, injury prevention, infectious disease.
Institution Training Location(s)
Primary Site
Institution Name: LAC+USC Medical Center
Beds in Hospital: 700
Beds in ED: 130
Total Annual ED Visits: 150000
Pediatric Visits: 17%
Admission Rate: 18%
Admission Rate to Critical Care Area: 15%
Total EM Rotation Months: 28
Additional Site
Additional Site
Additional Site
Training Program Information
Year program began: 1971
Accreditation: ACGME
ACGME Accreditation: Continued
Year Accreditation Expires: 17
Residents Per Entering Class: 17
Residents Currently in Training: 68
List Combined Programs: N/A
Program Training Format: PGY 1 - 4
Training Block Schedule
PGY-1
LAC+USC DEM/Peds ED - Weeks
Peds ED - 4 Weeks
EM Ultrasound - 2 weeks
Internal Medicine - 4 weeks
MICU - 4 weeks
CCU - 4 weeks
SICU//Trauma - 4 weeks
Orthopedics - 2 weeks
Psychiatric ED - 2 weeks
Anesthesia - 2 weeks
Orientation - 3 weeks
Vacation - 4 weeks
PGY-2
LAC+USC DEM/Peds ED - 33 weeks
Obstetrics - 2-3 weeks
MICU - 4 weeks
Pediatric ICU - 4 weeks
EM Ultrasound - 2 weeks
EMS - 2 weeks
Vacation - 4 weeks
PGY-3
LAC+USC DEM/Peds ED - 36 weeks
Community Hospital ED - 4 weeks
Toxicology - 3 weeks
Elective - 5 weeks
Vacation - 4 weeks
PGY-4
LAC+USC DEM - 32 weeks
QI/Patient Safety - 2 weeks
Peds ED/Community EM - 4 weeks
Pediatric ICU - 4 weeks
Elective - 6 weeks
Vacation - 4 weeks
Faculty Attributes
Total Number of All Faculty: 52
Resident Benefits
Educational Materials Provided Outside Allowance per Year? No
Resident Graduate Attributes
Data is for the last five (5) years only.